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Sociology of Education

Code 13189
Year 3
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Sociology
Entry requirements Without
Mode of delivery In Presence.
Learning outcomes To analyze the changes in the area of the education in Western countries and in the Portuguese society. To provide the contact with the subjects of research in this field that they allow one better understanding of the educative processes, in a micro and macro sociological perspective.
- Be able to understand and to analyze the problems and contradictions of the education system in the Portuguese society, in a compared perspective, and to relate them with the modernization process in Portugal.
-Be able to identify the main changes and continuities which have taken place in the education in Portugal, especially after the 25 of April of 1974.
-Be able to analyze subjects and results of the research in the area of the sociology of the education.
-Be able to participate in the lessons and to contribute for the collective debate.
Syllabus 1. The School in Portugal: brief historical analysis
2. Education system and Society
3. Establishments of Education: «new» field of analysis and intervention?
4. The Classroom: interactions and contexts
Main Bibliography 1.Santos, Filomena (2018) “Da escola de elites à escola de massas – dilemas e desafios da democratização do ensino em Portugal”; “Dados e perspectivas sobre o (in)sucesso e abandono escolar”; “o papel da escola na reprodução das desigualdades sociais”; “Escola e Mudança”; “Composição social dos estudantes universitários portugueses e a questão da mobilidade social”; “Estabelecimento de Ensino: «novo» objecto científico e de intervenção?”; “O multiculturismo”; “A observação da sala de aulas” in Texto Apoio nº1 (policopiado). Rodrigues, Maria deLurdes (2014) (org.), 40 Anos de Políticas de Educação em Portugal, Volume I - A construção do sistema democrático de ensino, Lx, Almedina 2.Branco, Maria Eugénia (2000), Vida, Pensamento e Obra de João dos Santos, LivrosHorizonte;Costa, António Firmino et al (orgs.), (2014). Percursos de Estudantes no Ensino Superior.. Sucesso e Insucesso, Lx, Mundos Sociais Gomes, Carlos (1987),A Interacção Selectiva na Escola de Massas. Sociologia, P.P.3: 35-4
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.

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Sociology
Last updated on: 2020-06-28

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